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Popular Piano Lessons: Spring Dance - C Section

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Okay, let's review from the very
beginning, until what we've just learned.
I'm going to play it two different ways,
one with the one three five fingering,
and the other with the one
two four fingering.
And again, you can decide whichever
feels more comfortable for you.
Start from the beginning.
One, ready,
The advantage of the one three five
fingering is that it's
the same set of fingers,
you don't have to remember
to change anything.
The disadvantage of course is the
uncomfortable feeling of the fifth finger
on a black key.
Now let's do it again, and this time I'm
going to switch it up using the different
alternate fingerings of
the right hand here.
One ready
So that's a review of
the beginning up to this point.
Okay, so now we're looking at
a note that's above the staff line,
going up to a ledger line above that,
so let's start counting up to that.
Ew Great Big Dog Fur,
that's our top staff line.
F over here.
This is one ledger line above that,
which will bring us to [SOUND] A.
So that's what this note is over here.
Let's use a pinky over here on this A.
Take your time,
let's go slowly to look at these notes.
A, another A, an F, but
we have a sharp next to it.
[SOUND] Now, don't forget the F is still
sharped to the end of the measure.
Down to an E, to an F sharp again.
Remember the tie from our previous lesson?
Here is a tie going to the next E again.
So you just count it.
So let's take a look at those notes more
in rhythm now.
Top, ledger line A.
Here we go, One, two, three.
Two, three, one,
two, three, tie.
Okay, that's the right hand for
this next section.
Let's take a look at the next
portion of the left hand.
Okay, so, let's find these
left-hand notes in the F-clef over here.
A, fall down, D.
Okay, so,
that's where we're gonna start over here.
One, ready, and, D, and
the very next note is E, F-sharp.
Nice in succession,
going back down to the G.
F-sharp and skipping up to the A.
Pretty simple, not too bad.
Let's just do it again,
this time in rhythm.
One, ready, and two, three.
One, two, three.
One, two, three.
One, two, three.
Pretty simple.
Let's put it all together.
Remember, right-hand on the top ledger
line A over here with your finker,
pinky, excuse me.
Left-hand on the D down here,
let's take your time.
Kind of easy playing it by itself,
it can be a little tricky when
you put your hands together.
So let's take our time, make sure
we got this down carefully, ready,
one two and three.
Tie right-hand.
Let's try that one more time.
Again, notice how the eighth notes
are played two, eighth notes for
each of the quarter notes.
You'll hear the rhythms, you'll feel
them the more you're introduced to them,
the more comfortable
they'll become to you.
Let's try that one more time.
One, nice and slow.
go on.
As we've seen in pieces before,
a lot of music repeats itself, and
there's no exception here.
Here we have the same line.
It's almost the same two ways,
or two times.
Take a quick look though
at the very ending.
Slightly different.
Take a look over here we have this ending.
In the first time.
And then the second time it comes through
the right hand changes direction.
Instead of going down it
moves back up to the A.
In the left hand, the first time
it goes from an F sharp to an A.
But then the second time around,
it goes the opposite direction to a D.
So almost the same.
Let me play it through.
Don't need to take your hands apart,
I think, but just be aware of
the differences at the very end.
I would even maybe circle it
in your music if you want.
So here we go.
Almost a review, but watch how
things change at the very end, okay?
One, two and three.
Now here we go,
the second time,
almost the same.
Now notice
a change here.
So make sure you understand the difference
between the first ending and
second ending.
One more time straight through.
One, two, three.
Now, let's go on to the next section.